Thursday, August 12, 2010

Inauguration of Swachid Academy of Enhanced Education, Chennai

Via an email sent by Chintan
Swachid Academy of Enhanced Education is incubating a plan to help individuals set up study centers for small groups of children from their neighbourhoods.

Here is the plan:
Swachid Academy of Enhanced Education offers training in child care and teaching skills for school teachers, young mothers and girls above age of 15. This training will equip individuals to establish home schooling groups in their own houses. They can run courses for students in a mixed age format as given below.

Training for teachers/facilitators:
The training for teachers will include:
Setting up study centres
Multiple Language learning
Math and Science workshops
Puppetry and Story telling workshops
Joy Way of Learning Music workshops
Child psychology & counselling

A nominal course fee will be collected to cover expenses. Those who cannot pay will be subsidized by sponsorships.
The trained teachers will run courses as below:

Student Courses:
A three month course in reading and writing ability in
3 languages - the Mother tongue, English and Hindi

A six month course in school curriculum up to standard 8

The children attending these courses will be eligible to sit for the 8th standard exams held by the Government.
Classes can be conducted after school hours and weekends.
The teacher can collect Rs 1200 per child. Those who cannot pay will be subsidized by sponsorships.

The inauguration is at 4pm on August 15, 2010
Venue: Kalaa Manjari, 6/12 Venus Colony 1st Street, Alwarpet, Chennai 600018.

Programme:
Interaction on Education and Gandhian Values
Panelists: Padmashri Indira Parthasarathy
Renowned Tamil writer and playwright
Dr Kulandhaisamy
Secretary, Gandhi Peace Foundation
Sriram Naganathan
Ignite Minds

Inauguration of:
SWACHID Centre for Enhanced Education
Training individuals to establish study centres
Multiple Language learning
Math and Science workshops
Puppetry and Story telling workshops
Joy Way of Learning Music workshops

Those interested in attending may email me at rangashree@gmail.com

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